This position is generally scheduled Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. but will vary as needed for programs and building coverage to include evenings, weekends and holidays. This full-time position includes excellent benefits; please see the Benefits tab for details.
Interviews are tentatively scheduled for February 28th.
This class consists of professional recreation work in a variety of activities in a recreation facility or other recreation program areas. The incumbent works in partnership with other employees, departments/divisions, external entities, and the public in delivering effective and innovative services. Provide holistic services to internal and external customers by seeking ways to integrate programs or services provided by other departments, divisions, and external entities.
Essential Required Tasks/Examples of Duties:
(Persons hired in this position must be able to perform all the essential tasks required by the position. The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required. Broomfield retains the right to modify or change the duties or essential and additional functions of the job at any time without notice.)
Develops, coordinates, schedules, implements, supervises and evaluates of a variety of recreational programs, activities special events and facilities. Modifies programs based on the skills and abilities of the participants. Work with recreation staff to provide intergenerational programs. Evaluates assigned areas of the recreation programs and recommends areas for improvement. Maintains related records and statistics for programs and personnel. Instructs designated recreation classes according to program curriculum and philosophy and modifies it according to participant skill and ability level. Assumes the duties and responsibilities of direct reports. Prepares program materials, equipment, first aid kits and other necessary items. Supervises opening and closing of recreation facilities as scheduled. Supervises building and participants by enforcing program and building rules, regulations, and procedures. Assists with hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating and supervising staff. Inspects facilities daily for cleanliness and safety; assists with daily/weekly cleaning. Responsible for the safety of self, staff, participants and volunteers. Responsible for proper use and care of materials, equipment, and facilities used.
Maintains a variety of records, including registrations, reservations, permission slips, purchasing, accidents, vandalism, medical records, evaluations, etc. Perform a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering the telephone, running errands, picking up supplies as needed, conducting activities, making arrangements for rental and use of the Recreation/Senior Center, helping set-up tables and chairs, etc. Operate a personal computer and applicable software. Operate a motor vehicle for traveling between facilities and in running errands.
Prepares for publication a variety of brochures, calendars, letters, posters, press releases, flyers and related communications regarding recreation programs. Attends necessary staff meetings, training, and in-service programs. Promotes use of community recreation facilities and activities through oral and written public relations efforts such as weekly news releases, monthly special events calendar, flyers, public speaking, and presentations. Interacts with schools--counselors, administrators, teachers, and students. Coordinates youth and adult program volunteers.
Communicates openly and effectively with supervisors, co-workers, staff, participants, parents and volunteers in order to provide excellent customer service in a timely manner. Models appropriate behaviors for participants and volunteers at all times. Handles complaints and disciplinary problems involving patrons and staff. Reports any changes, conflicts or unsafe circumstances to supervisor immediately.
Prepares estimates of activity costs and revenues for supervisor's use in preparing budget requests. Prepares requisitions and maintains inventory for procurement of supplies, and equipment. Assists supervisor with budgetary control and preparation of annual budget. Monitors budget performance and assists with preparation of annual budget. Reports any accidents/incidents to supervisor and submits appropriate completed forms to supervisor within 24 hours. Maintains participant and staff records. Complies with City and County policies, procedures and program standards. Attends staff meetings, workshops, formal classes and in-service training classes to continually advance skills and knowledge.
Evaluates service costs and makes related recommendations. Identifies and recommends improvements in divisional and departmental operations to ensure assigned functions are efficient and cost effective. Takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances, and acts accordingly to prevent accidents. Uses all required safety equipment. Performs related duties as required.
Aquatics Coordinator (Performs the following additional duties)
Performs all lifeguard and instructor duties. Monitors activities in and around swimming pool to prevent injuries, accidents, drowning, and responds to emergencies as necessary. Supervises in the collection and counting of pool receipts and cash drawer. Performs maintenance on all pools including monitoring chemicals, backwashing, repairing equipment. Makes adjustments to pool as necessary to balance chemicals and keep pool healthy, clean, and safe.
Athletics Coordinator (Performs the following additional duties)
Teaches and evaluates basketball, volleyball, softball and inline hockey programs. Officiates youth basketball, inline hockey, volleyball and softball programs as needed. Enforces rules and regulations that are sport specific. Coordinate sport and leisure programs, register participants, collect fees, acquire and schedule coaches, and assign practice times. Schedule and run various tournaments and events throughout the year for a variety of sports.
Fitness Coordinator (Performs the following additional duties)
Monitors activities in and around the weight rooms, cardio room, fitness studios and climbing wall to prevent injuries, accidents, and responds to emergencies as necessary. Assist with maintenance of weight equipment, cardio machines, fitness equipment, audio systems and climbing wall equipment. Teaches general fitness, strength and conditioning, performs personal training and fitness assessments as needed. Knowledge in such programs as yoga, Pilates, nutrition, rehabilitation, and climbing walls.
Gymnastics Coordinator (Performs the following additional duties) Performs all gymnastics instructor and coaching duties. Monitors activities in and around gymnastics center to prevent injuries, accidents, and responds to emergencies as necessary. Supervises in the collection receipts and payments. Performs cleaning and maintenance on all equipment necessary. Coordinate and host gymnastics competitions and special events.
Youth/Teen Coordinator (Performs the following additional duties)
Assists in planning, directing, and coordinating activities (including special events) in various arts and general interest programs. Plans, directs, and/or instructs in various activities as assigned. Coordinate Youth and Teen programs, establish communications with local schools, youth groups and other organizations.
Senior Coordinator (Performs the following additional duties)
Assists in planning, directing, and coordinating activities (including special events) in various senior programs; trips, arts, special events, and fitness. Plans, directs, and/or instructs in various activities as assigned. Interacts with Health and Human Services, other Senior Centers, and Senior Service programs. Monitors, supervises, drives trips and teaches senior programs. Coordinates and implements programs with senior service groups. Supervises, organizes and promotes volunteer programs.
Marketing Coordinator (Performs the following additional duties)
Assists in planning, directing, and coordinating marketing activities. Prepares department brochure and Fireworks Softball Tournament brochure. Solicits bids for printing of brochure (follows City and County of Broomfield purchasing procedures). Implements marketing team’s ideas and direction. Develops consistent standards and procedures regarding department information sent to the public. Develops and maintain a year-round marketing calendar. Develops public relation response correspondence. Assists in the design of advertisements and submittal of advertisements to local newspapers and other media outlets. Develops tracking system of marketing initiatives underway at any one time. Develops procedures to measure and evaluate effectiveness of marketing initiatives. Works on special projects as needed. As time allows, works with the Cemetery, Cultural Affairs, Library and Open Space Department on marketing efforts.
Training - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in recreation, physical education, or a closely related field. Preference is given for individuals with an emphasis in the specific program area.
Experience - Two years recreation programming experience preferably in the specific program area. OR Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides evidence that the applicant possesses the Necessary Applicant Traits.
Youth Coordinator – Preference for a Bachelor’s degree in recreation or education with a specialty in elementary or early childhood education. Preference for prior experience working with special needs participants and mainstreaming. Any equivalent combination of training and experience must meet the State of Colorado Licensing requirements for a School Age Program Director
Necessary Special Requirements - Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and safe driving record for continued employment. Must possess and maintain valid AED, First Aid and CPR Certifications within 90 days of hire. Applicants must, as a condition of employment, pass the following pre-offer and post-offer/hire processes: oral board, reference checks, background checks including local police check and sex-offender check, polygraph, drug screen, driving check through DMV, and fingerprint checks through CBI/FBI.
Aquatics Coordinator - Must possess and maintain valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPRPR, and Water Safety Instructor certifications for continued employment. AFO/CPO, Aqua Fitness, and Lifeguard Training Instructor certifications are preferred but not required.
Fitness Coordinator – Must possess and maintain valid American Red Cross CPR and First Aid, General Fitness, Strength and Conditioning, Personal Trainer and Fitness Assessment certifications at the time of hire and for continued employment. Yoga, Pilates, Cycling, Nutrition, and Climbing Wall certifications, Certified Facility Director and Instructor level certifications are preferred but not required.
Gymnastics Coordinator – Must possess and maintain CARA Safety certification. Must be able to coach and spot gymnastics classes from preschool to High School Level 8 gymnasts.
Therapeutic Coordinator - Must obtain National Parks and Recreation Association Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist within one year of hire.
Youth Coordinator – Must obtain and maintain Medication Administration certification within first 90 days of hire.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. The noise level in the environment is moderate. Incumbent will work a varied schedule including days, nights, weekends and holidays. Work in the Recreation Division may require indoor and outdoor activities. Must be able to tolerate hot or humid conditions as well as noise and various chemical odors. Due to the nature of recreation activities, the full range of physical movements may be required in this position. Such movements may include (but are not limited to) walking, running, jumping, lifting, climbing, and swimming. As a result, the employee is exposed to a wide variety of potential safety hazards. Occasional travel by automobile is required to attend professional meetings and workshops or to reach a recreation activity site located away from the Recreation Center. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell. Physical demands are described as medium (exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and up to 10 lbs. force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body). Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and peripheral vision. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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